Tag: london

mercato metropolitano london pizza
Tucked away in the Elephant and Castle, just off Borough High Street, sits Mercato Metropolitano. A food court with a range of stalls spanning a range of cuisines from all around the world. Braving the post-work crowds, we wandered in to check it out. 
The Ritz Restaurant, London
Fewer restaurants in London can boast a more breathtaking dining space than The Ritz Restaurant. A deserving holder of 1 Michelin Star, finally awarded in the 2017 guide, The Ritz Restaurant is one of the most popular places in the capital when it comes to spoiling oneself. 
The Rivoli bar, The Ritz Hotel, London
London is home to an incredible bar scene. Whether you are wishing to dance the night away in Shoreditch or sit down to a classy cocktail in Piccadilly, London simply has it all. Piccadilly is of course home to The Ritz and the stunning Rivoli bar. Home...
The Rib Man, London
When legends of the street food trade are spoken about in London, this man’s name is often right amongst them. Mark Gevaux AKA The Rib Man has been trading at Brick Lane Market for the best part of a decade. Mark’s stall has been on my list...
Afternoon Tea at Ginza Onodera, London
When it comes to Afternoon Tea, the options in London are simply overwhelming. Many places offer various different menus and styles but none are quite as unique as Ginza Onodera. A Japanese style of Afternoon Tea is available here and we would be heading along to try...

Le Gavroche

le gavroche
If we’re talking famous restaurants in the UK then the name of this place is generally one of the first to come up. Le Gavroche first opened its doors on Lower Sloane Street in 1967 with brothers Albert and Michel Roux. The restaurant then went on to become the first...

Brick Lane Sunday Market

Dark Sugars Brick Lane
Brick Lane is notorious for superlative Indian cuisine. However, all is not quite as it seems. Head a little further up this famous East London street on a Sunday and you will find a street market in full swing. This is Brick Lane Sunday Market. Our previous encounters on Brick...

Laduree, Piccadilly

Laduree, London
French patisseries are a common sight in London. Many of the top names now have establishments dotted around the capital like vanilla seeds in a creme patissiere. Laduree is one such luxury boutique just inside Burlington Arcade in plush Piccadilly. The window display here is enough to entice any owner...

The Square, London

The Square, London
Restaurants over 20 years old holding two Michelin stars are a rare sight these days around London so today we thought we'd go and visit one. Phil Howard has been at The Square over half his life after stints with the legendary Marco Pierre White at Harveys and Albert...

The Bertinet Bakery, Bath

The Bertinet Bakery, Bath
Somewhere on my vast bookshelf is a cookery book dedicated to pastry. This book is by a man called Richard Bertinet, owner of a bakery in the side streets of Bath. Bertinet’s book is simple and informative and has always stayed in my mind. I headed to his bakery...

Pho, Leicester

I cast my mind back to the opening of Pho in Leicester. A queue stretched as far back as the high street from Shires Lane with expectant diners eagerly anticipating free pho for the opening day. Since then, Pho (pronounced ‘fuh’ or ‘faaah’ if you’re Keith Floyd) has been...
Bubble Waffle YeeKwan
  Instagram is going nuts for them, Pinterest is featuring them, Chinatown tourists are eating them, so what are they? Bubble Waffles of course! But, how do you make them?   First off, you need a machine. Don’t close the page at this point though, trust me, they are highly inexpensive. Just...